EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Jeameril Wilson had 13 points and 15 rebounds to lead five Lehigh players in double figures as the Mountain Hawks snapped their seven-game losing streak, edging Lafayette 62-59 on Saturday.
Reed Fenton, Nic Lynch, Marques Wilson and Jordan Cohen added 12 points apiece for the Mountain Hawks (6-18, 3-9 Patriot League).
Lynch hit a jumper to give Lehigh the lead for good, 56-55 with 2:56 remaining. Lafayette went the next two-plus minutes without a point, falling behind 61-55 before Tyrone Perry’s jumper drew the Leopards within 61-57. Evan Taylor hit one of two free throws for Lehigh and a jumper from Lafayette’s Kyle Stout closed the scoring.
E.J. Stephens had 14 points for the Leopards (15-8, 7-5), whose four-game win streak was broken. Leo O’Boyle and Lukas Jarrett added 11 points apiece. Justin Jaworski, the Leopards’ leading scorer coming in, had nine points, seven rebounds and six assists.